Erin Mitchell

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The Top InsurTech Ventures by VC Capital Raised

InsurTech is in it’s Cambrian explosion phase with lots of funding action. So we thought it was time for a snapshot.<p>The amount of capital raised is …

Singapore Is Asia's Best in Attracting Talent Amid Digital Push

Singapore ranks the highest in Asia in attracting and developing talent, reflecting not only its world-class education system but how it’s adapting …

Culture and engagement

Employee engagement and culture are now business issues, not just topics for HR to debate. And there’s no place for organizations to hide.

Singapore boosts AI research with new government initiative

A new programme that aims to boost Artificial Intelligence capabilities in Singapore, AI.SG, has been announced by Yaacob Ibrahim, minister of …

Exclusive: Accenture Is the First Big Consulting Firm to Publish Race and Gender Stats

For the first time, Accenture on Monday released a detailed breakdown of the gender and ethnicity of its U.S. workforce.<p>While many tech companies …

Accenture

Trying to Curb Burnout for Consulting Staff? The Answer Isn’t Always Work-Life Balance

In an industry that bills by the hour, few things are more valuable to employees than their time. The 2017 Best Workplaces in Consulting & …

Silicon Valley is no longer #1 for talent says huge global startup report

There’s no cooler biz on the planet than startups, and there’s no denying Silicon Valley is the startups capital of the world… for now.<p>Cities all over the world are vying to knock the crown off this tech king. And Startup Genome has all the cities doing their best to keep up with San Fran sultan in …

Only You Can Overcome the Invisible Barrier Keeping You From the Best Available Talent

Unconscious bias is a learned mindset. Leaders who truly want the best teams will look beyond their own experiences to attract and retain a diverse workforce.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s leaders are constantly thinking (and worrying) about talent. Because a …

Google Classroom now lets anyone school anyone else

Google Classroom is opening up even further: After allowing anyone to join classes last month, expanding the learner side of the equation beyond just those with G Suite for Education accounts, Google is now opening Classroom class creation to anyone with a personal Google account, too.<p>This means …

How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data

Are companies seeing any value to their investments in “big data”? I’ve been surveying executives of Fortune 1000 companies about their data investments since 2012, and for the first time a near majority – 48.4% — report that their firms are achieving measurable results from their big data …

This Company Is 70 Percent Women and Thriving. Here's What to Copy | Inc.com

That women are underrepresented within the tech industry (as well as within general leadership positions) is nothing new. Yet, companies across America and around the world remain stuck, unable to make much of a dent in increasing the number of women in the tech field. XO Group, however, is the …

Leadership

More women in tech could bring UK extra £10bn a year

Getting more women into the tech industry could generate billions for the UK, says entrepreneur Debbie Wosskow OBE.<p>Wosskow took property swap site …

Messaging

Corporate CEOs have failed to engage with startups

It’s time for corporate boards to add “startup engagement” to their CEOs’ job descriptions.<p>CEOs know it’s important to engage with startups, but startlingly few seem to do it themselves. Too often this critical responsibility is shrugged off to other company departments, including innovation, …

Google Cloud Finally Coming of Age, Just Look at Their Hidden Numbers

Alphabet is not exactly a secretive company, but they do their best to keep our prying eyes away from the numbers we are looking for. We still don’t …

Salesforce

8 Companies Changing How Machine Learning Is Used

Bots can tackle workloads no human can handle.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What was once only seen in sci-fi movies is now reality -- and it's gaining acceptance across many industries and audiences. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two terms seen in …

A startup that connects people to experts from all over the world just raised $4m

Lynk CEO Peggy Choi (second from right) and co-founder and director of compliance Jennifer Li (second from left) join Cyberport CEO Herman Lam, …

Startups

TransferWise sets up Singapore office to serve as Asia-Pacific HQ

TransferWise CEO Taavet Hinrikus during a World Economic Forum event in Tianjin, China, in 2016. Photo credit: World Economic Forum / Sikarin …

World Economic Forum

Tallying Female Workers Isn't Enough to Make Tech More Diverse

This summer, a flock of tech companies released numbers on the diversity of their employees. But others have been doing it for years, and little has changed.<p>It has become a grand gesture in tech this summer for big companies to release demographic data about their workforces.<p>It started back in May, …

The Future Of The CEO In The Age Of The Machine

Much has been written about how machines will start replacing humans in certain jobs or tasks, and the implications this will have for job markets and the economy. According to a new report, automated bots could take nearly four in 10 (38%) jobs in the U.S. The focus of the coverage has so far been …

Artificial Intelligence

This analytics firm uses one trillion Facebook and Twitter posts to predict stock movements

Since it launched in 2008, the Boston-based analytics firm has collected, stored, and indexed over a trillion public posts from Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and Instagram to create the world's largest database of its kind.<p>The firm's core competency is "unstructured text analytics." In other words, as …

Social Media

With a Single Payday, Marissa Mayer Showed Us Why Results Don't Matter | Inc.com

Ever wonder why there is a growing divide between the C-suite and first-line management? Between corporate America and Millennials? Between an engaged work force and an unengaged work force?<p>Take Marissa Mayer, current CEO of Yahoo, for instance. Mayer will leave with a $186 million payout as a …

Compensation

5 Conversations You Absolutely Need To Have With Your Boss

What are the five conversations you <i>need</i> to have with your boss?<p>Whether you’ve just been promoted or newly hired, it’s difficult to adjust and find clarity in new circumstances. Face the challenge and talk things out with your boss with these five conversations, guaranteed to bring you peace of mind …

Leadership

18 Executives Are Asked, 'What Will Company Cultures Look Like in the Future?' The Answers Are Priceless | Inc.com

In 2014, Merriam Webster's dictionary awarded "culture" the most popular word of the year. Today, culture remains a buzz word that's a hot topic in the C-Suite and board room.<p>And for good reason. A healthy organizational culture is now being lauded as the secret weapon to win the hearts and minds …

Team Building

Oracle delivers artificial intelligence across its customer experience cloud

Oracle announced a slew of AI-driven capabilities across its Customer Experience Cloud Suite today that are designed to help users to deliver better, faster and more personal experiences.<p>If you think you’ve heard this before, it’s because Oracle joins its customer experience competitors in offering …

Artificial Intelligence

Melonee Wise | Innovators Under 35

Melonee Wise imagines that all homes will have autonomous robots—something like <i>The Jetsons</i>’ Rosie the robot maid, minus the apron and Brooklyn …